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Music 101 Notes 3-24-08

Music 101 Notes 3-24-08 - -associating with famous people...

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- the ideas of romanticism were seen as failing in the second half of the 19 th century - ideals of romanticism were associated with first half - realism in later 19 th century - idea of nationalism and exoticism - a lot of early romantics die by 1850, so that’s another reason romanticism dies - nationalism is the idea of countries in Europe trying to establish a national identity - we start to move away from just German and Italian composers - now we have composers from bohemia, Denmark, England, Finland, Norway, Russia, USA Making Music National - use folk or indigenous music from the region - write program music about a national event - vocal music, using national poetry or other texts
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Unformatted text preview: -associating with famous people from that country-using native language-getting away from typical instruments and maybe using local ones some terms/ideas-nationalism-exoticism-self/other-kuchka o group of 5 russian composers who sat down with the task to compose music that differed from the mainstream Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881)-one of the 5 Viktor Hartmann-the Great Gate at Kiev Pyotr Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)-the Nutcracker-ballet music becomes identified with Russia Russian Ballet-Tchaikovsky o Swan Lake o Sleeping Beauty o Nutcracker-Two acts-Female soloists, tutus, corps de ballet, en pointe-Marius Petipa...
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